So many young people love a good romance and rush to see the latest date movie, but the world's message that it's all about emotion and living for the moment has merely led to one broken heart after another. Even those who have remained sexually pure have been scarred by emotional promiscuity. Like a big sister, Brienne Murk, who's been there/done that, offers hope and common sense advice for remaining emotionally pure and avoiding the pain of giving your heart and mind too quickly.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 176 Vendor: Regal Books Publication Date: 2007
Dimensions: 7.25 X 5.25 X 0.00 (inches) ISBN: 0830744924 ISBN-13: 9780830744923 Availability: In Stock
In our postmodern world, we are so driven by our emotions that in "living for the moment" weve forgotten to guard our most precious treasureour hearts. Young people may not realize it, but acts that appear innocentsuch as e-mail and instant messagescan entangle our emotions and lead the heart to places it should not go. Most people give their hearts away long before they give their bodies away, so it is imperative that young people learn the importance of emotional purity, how to avoid the steps that too often lead to a physical downfall and how to live pure lives. Like talking to a big sister whos gone before them, reading Eyes Wide Open will give young people the necessary keys for making decisions about purity, love and romance. She also shows them how to acquire a thirst for purity as they realize it is not just another rule, but a path that leads to a dimension of deep and fresh living where they can truly thrive.
BRIENNE MURK is a college student in her early 20s. She has been involved full-time in the Christian music industry since she was a small child. With her familys group, Myrrh, she travels around the world performing and speaking at churches, camps, conferences, conventions and crusades. Together with her sister Heather, she has developed a seminar for youth that focuses on living ones faith in everyday life, as well as an Eyes Wide Open seminar based on this book. Her writing and speaking credits include numerous appearances on national and international TV and radio programs, and she has also conceptualized, scripted and produced a nationally syndicated radio special and a four-part teaching CD series.